SOPRA 4897 is an SBS-modified bitumen venting base sheet for use in approved multiply membrane and flashing assemblies. SOPRA 4897 is composed of a proprietary formulation of elastomeric styrene-butadiene-styrene (SBS) polymer modified bitumen and is reinforced with a high quality random glass fiber mat. The topside is surfaced with fine mineral aggregate while the underside is surfaced with mineral granules to facilitate venting characteristics.
- Component Base
- Installation Method Mechanically Attached
- Reinforcement Glass Fiber
- Thickness 120 mils (3.1 mm)
- Topside Sanded
- Underside Sanded
Prior to installation, unroll SOPRA 4897 onto the roof surface and allow to relax. Position SOPRA 4897 in desired position and fasten to nailable substrate. Subsequent approved inter-ply or cap ply membranes are applied to SOPRA 4897 via cold adhesive or heat welding. Refer to the SOPREMA SBS Roofing Guide for additional application guidelines.
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